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    Hey Jaxsom, how is it coming with ya tank build? I can't wait to see it up and running with some livestock.
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Grew up an Army brat, enlisted in the Air Force in 1976, served 22 years, lived pretty much all over, Flight Engineer on C-141s and AWACS and Air Traffic Controller. Moved from CA in Jan 06.
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Retired Air Force, Test and Instruct Computer Software

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New Lights

by Jaxom on 01-24-2011 at 07:14 PM
Finally purchased my lighting, got a good deal on it at Dallas North, so I had to grab it, it's a 48", AquaticLife T5 HO 6 Lamp with 4 Lunar lights light. I guess I'm going to have to start figuring out how I'm going to mount it, I need to get it about 4 more" off the water (a total of about 7" above the tank), so I have room to get into the tank to clean or move things around, can't decide if I want to hang it or build a canopy for it.


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Cooking Rock

by Jaxom on 01-24-2011 at 06:07 PM
I asked a question about cooking rock a while back and looking back on it I think I asked the wrong question. I have about 40 lbs of rock that is now sitting in a container with saltwater in it, I want to dump the water and refill the container with fresh water and kill all life on the rock and start frresh, use it as base rock I guess. What would the best way to do this, using bleach in the water I soak the rock in? Any help would greatly appreciated, thanks.
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Cooking Rock

by Jaxom on 11-25-2010 at 11:10 AM
Quick question, I've heard people talk about cooking rock to get all life off of it, what is the best and safest way to do this? I have about 40 pounds of rock I want to take care of. Thanks.

Lights for my tank

by Jaxom on 11-07-2010 at 09:03 PM
I'm going to be ordering a T5 retrofit kit to put into the canopy I'm building for my 60"X18.5"X19" OceanView RR tank, should I get a 6 bulb 48" kit or do you think I will be able to fit a 60" kit in there? Thanks in advance for any suggestions.

New Tank

by Jaxom on 07-21-2010 at 08:43 PM
Well I finally got to pick up my new tank this last weekend, bought it from Dallas North Aquariums. I've been meaning to post a couple pictures here but we had an unexpected emergency in the family over the weekend also, so it had to wait, my girlfriend's mom passed away in the Philippines so I had to get her and our son to California, then on to the Philippines as soon as I could.

Now for the tank:

It's a 60"X18.5"X19" tank, I guess about 90 gal, they

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